Here's a brief recap of the most talked about stories, investigations and developments in the anti-trafficking field.
In 2010 Kevin Bales gave an incredible TED Talk on the business of modern day slavery. He gave estimates on the cost to free all the slaves in the world today. This infographic is a representation of the estimates mentioned in that talk.
Two decades ago, three major chocolate companies pledged to stop using cocoa harvested by children. They broke their promise.
Noy Thrupkaew is a global journalist that reports on human trafficking. Watch her TED talk that shares another perspective on the underlying issues that enable human trafficking.